Israeli settlers attack Palestinians near Nablus

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28 September 2022

Israeli settlers tonight attacked with stones Palestinian vehicles driving on Jenin-Nablus Road, according to a local official.

Ghassan Daghlas, an official in charge of the settlement file in the northern West Bank, said a group of settlers hurled stones at Palestinian cars driving near Bizzariya town junction on Jenin-Nablus Road, causing damage to several cars.

Meanwhile, clashes erupted tonight at the entrance to the town of Burqa to the northwest of Nablus, during which Israeli military forces fired live ammunition and tear gas canisters toward residents.

No injuries were reported.

EARLIER TODAY

At least 21 Palestinians were injured today during an Israeli settlers’ attack on Palestinian citizens and their homes in the village of Madama, south of the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, according to medical sources.

A Palestinian Red Crescent source said that eight Palestinians were injured after they were beaten by Israeli settlers in plain sight of Israeli soldiers who provided settlers with protection.

Thirteen others suffered from suffocation due to inhaling toxic gas fired at them by the Israeli forces.

Three Palestinians, including a minor, were detained by the army forces.